Here is how I removed a tough layer of grass and weed from my yard and converted the muddy clay soil underneath into a nice, fluffy garden plot for planting. I did this without power any power tools; just my own labor, and sturdy equipment.
What's involved with taking out a patio of pavers and replacing it with concrete? Here's how we did our project, with instructions, tips, and photos to show the steps.
Trees are beautiful additions to any landscape and yard. However, not all trees are created equal. Many beautiful trees are prone to shedding not only leaves, but branches, nuts, cones, or other debris throughout the year. Here are five trees that require a lot of maintenance.
In this article, I teach you how to make your own latex mold for garden ornaments. It is fairly simple to do and does not require any fancy equipment.
Making a beautiful garden can be very costly, but read on to find a crafty way to make your own rustic field stone planters for just a few dollars or pennies and save a fortune.
I've included my step-by-step process of creating a backyard labyrinth near my garden beds for use as a walking meditation.
A microclimate is a good thing to know about if you plan to put a plant in the garden and want it to thrive.
What possesses otherwise sane and balanced people to fill their gardens with gnomes, black jockeys, and plastic flamingos? Take a look at this collection of wonderfully tacky lawn ornaments.
Whether you choose to install a scarecrow to protect your plants from pesky critters, or just want to decorate your yard (or porch) for autumn, building a scarecrow is easy! All you need are a few simple supplies.
Backyard projects like terracing can be intimidating, but if you take it step by step, you can save money by doing it yourself.
Well-planned landscapes have an overall "look" to them that can be classified as a style. This article introduces native styles from around the world that are considered exotic in other locales.
You don’t need to have a backyard the size of the one at Versailles Palace to create a French garden. The same balance and eye appeal are easy to achieve, even on a limited budget.
A how-to guide for avoiding garden problems in the future by planning in advance. Suggestions have been included to assist you in making wise choices for your landscape design.
Do you have an unsightly bare spot under your bird feeders? Most of us do, but there are options for making that area as pretty as the rest of your yard. Discover my 8 easy solutions for transforming the space under birdfeeders.
A presentation of different solutions to hillside erosion and approaches to landscaping these areas, with a focus on plants that sustain wildlife.